News - Transport

Posted on: May, 2020
You may have seen the announcement made by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today (12 May) about a phased return to work, if not I thought it might be helpful to share the media release issued by the Department for Transport here.    It’s clear that whilst the lockdown is starting to ease,...
Posted on: May, 2020
Industry joins together to mark Bus and Coach Worker Support Day Public thank you for country’s bus and coach workers for running essential services Public transport continues plays a vital role in the country’s efforts to beat COVID-19 Stagecoach South West has paid tribute to the country’s bus and coach workers, as it...
Posted on: May, 2020
  Wednesday, 29 April 2020, Birmingham, UK – SCC, Europe's biggest independent IT solutions provider, is helping the UK respond to the COVID-19 crisis with innovative Thermal Fever Detection technology designed to help businesses prepare for life after lockdown. Already being extensively tested in hospitals, restaurants and airports across Britain, the Thermal Fever...
Posted on: April, 2020
  ●Exeter City Futures has launched the ‘Net Zero Exeter 2030 Plan’, a roadmap to carbon neutrality. ●Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of carbon can be saved through collaborative action by all in Exeter. Despite the recent and unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, today marks the release of Exeter City Futures’ ‘Plan for a Net...
Posted on: April, 2020
The Barnstaple line re-opened on Monday 6 April with Network Rail completing work on time.    As you might expect methods of working with social distancing, and reduced staff numbers did mean some changes to the work programme; platform white lining, track renewals between Lapford and Kings Nypmton and work on Battesford Bridge...
Posted on: April, 2020
Co Cars is just one of many businesses that, due to the Covid-19 crisis, recently took the difficult decision to suspend their services. But the cooperative shared mobility operator has found an innovative way to stay connected to its members and the community at large. It has launched the Co...
Posted on: March, 2020
Stagecoach South West is offering free travel for community volunteer groups delivering vital supplies across the county. At this troubling time the bus operator wants to reward those community heroes who are helping people isolated at home and unable to travel. The offer for organised volunteer groups will help keep the...
Posted on: March, 2020
Bus company Stagecoach South West has announced that it is working in partnership with local authorities to temporarily relax time restrictions on concessionary travel across Devon to allow travel for the elderly and vulnerable early in the morning as the coronavirus epidemic continues. The local authorities involved are Devon County...
Posted on: March, 2020
A quick reminder about that services to and from London will be diverted via Bristol from this Saturday (14 March) through to Friday 3 April.   This diversion will add around 35 minutes to journeys between Taunton and Reading. The diversion is needed to allow for work on the stretch of line from...
Posted on: March, 2020
Co Cars are offering Chamber members a fantastic 25% discount off their first invoice if they join by 31 March 2020. Co Cars has a network of 30 shared hybrid and electric cars around Exeter, including the newest edition available from outside Nettl on Marsh Barton, plus more at locations across...
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